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Colm Brannigan

Colm Brannigan





Based in the GTHA, with a province-wide online practice, Colm Brannigan has over two decades of experience as a mediator and arbitrator in a wide range of two-party and multi-party disputes.

Colm works collaboratively with clients and counsel to effectively manage and resolve disputes in a timely and cost-efficient manner in both on-line and in-person processes.

Colm is an acknowledged leader in the use of Online Dispute Resolution in Canada.

More recently, Colm has focused on the development and use of an integrated opt-out Med-Arb process in a wide range of disputes and was the first person to be granted the Chartered Med-Arb designation by the ADR Institute of Canada.

Believing that theory must be combined with practice, Colm has designed ADR courses for various colleges and has also been a part-time ADR faculty member in the law school at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Colm is a founding member of the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement & Conflict Management where he provides ADR &ODR training, coaching, and practice consulting services (


  • LL. M. (ADR), Osgoode Hall Law School
  • LL. B., Queen’s University Faculty of Law
  • M.A., McMaster University
  • B.A., University of Toronto

ADR Memberships

  • ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO)
  • ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • International Mediation Institute (IMI)
  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS)

ADR Designations

  • Chartered Med-Arbitrator (ADRIC)
  • Fellow (CIArb)
  • Chartered Arbitrator (ADRIC)
  • Chartered Mediator (ADRIC)
  • Certified Mediator (IMI)

Professional Activities

  • Frequent speaker and presenter at webinars, conferences, and continuing education programs on ADR topics.
  • A selection of Colm’s articles on ADR topics are at

Colm Brannigan Mediation & Arbitration Services

4 Burwash Court
Brampton, ON
L6Z 4M3





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